Pressure Cooker Beef Bone Broth

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Rated 5.0 based on 5 customer reviews


  • 1 carrot, peeled and cut into thirds
  • 1 large onion, peeled and cut into thirds
  • 1 (2 inch) piece fresh ginger, peeled
  • 2½ pounds beef knucklebones
  • 8 cups water, or more as needed to cover
  • 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar


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  1. Put carrot, onion, and ginger into your pressure cooker pot; top with beef bones. Pour water into the pot to cover ingredients completely; add vinegar.
  2. Lock pressure cooker lid in place and set steam vent to Sealing.
  3. Select Pressure Cook (Manual) and cook for 120 minutes on High pressure.
  4. Once the cooking cycle has completed, allow pressure to release naturally for 20 minutes, then set steam vent to Venting to quick-release remaining pressure.
  5. Remove and discard bones.
  6. Strain liquid through a fine-mesh strainer.
  7. Let broth cool completely. Skim fat from the surface and discard.
  8. Keep stock refrigerated in sealable containers for up to 7 days.
Mealthy Tip

Beef knuckles are ideal for making bone broth due to the high gelatin content, but you can use whatever you have available. A classic bone broth is made with bones and cuts of meat high in collagen, like marrow, knuckles, and feet. Beef bones are most typically associated with bone broth, but it can also be made with lamb, pork, chicken, or veal.

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Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 423 calories; 28g fat; 2.4g carbohydrates; 38g protein; 123mg cholesterol; 96mg sodium.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Per Container 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories 423 Calories from Fat 252
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 28g 43%
Saturated Fat 11g 55%
Trans Fat 0.0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.0g
Monounsaturated Fat 12.0g
Cholesterol 123mg 41%
Sodium 96mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 2.4g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0g 2%
Sugars 1.0g
Protein 38g
Vitamin A 20% Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 2% Iron 22%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

Calories: 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less than 65g 80g
Saturated Fat Less than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less than 300mg 300 mg
Sodium Less than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carbohydrate 300g 375g
Dietary Fiber 25g 30g

Calories per gram:

Fat 9 • Carbohydrate 4 • Protein 4


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Alex Cabral says:

I added some veal bones to this recipe as well, a trick my mom used anytime she was making beef bone broth. Great recipe and congeals perfectly.

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Dominique M says:

This was first time making bone broth and it was a lot simpler than I thought. I went on a hunt to find the bones, and eventually found beef knucklebones in the frozen section of the store. Eight cups of water was plenty. I ended up storing some in the fridge and freezing the rest.

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McKenzie C says:

I added a mixture of chicken and pork bones from the freezer also. This is a great bone broth to make in the pressure cooker and it takes 1/3 of the time it would normally take me to make bone broth on the stove!

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DC Cote says:

Perfect beef bone broth recipe! I added one more tablespoon of ACV for good health. You can also add more veggies if you like, but not really necessary. This has so much flavor, it's a must try.

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Jordan Clark says:

I cooked mine for 4 hours and it was very rich. Thanks for that tip! I'm going to start drinking this regularly and I'm so excited to see the results.